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Malaria imported into Réunion Island: is there a risk of re-emergence of the disease?

March 26, 2010 - 16:33 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
E. D’Ortenzio, D. Sissoko, J.S. Dehecq, P. Renault, L. Filleul
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Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 104, Issue 4, April 2010, Pages 251-254

To avoid re-emergence of malaria on the island and to protect themselves, travelers should reduce their risks of acquisition and importation of parasites by using adequate preventive measures. 

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A molecular map of chloroquine resistance in Mali

January 10, 2010 - 16:54 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
A. A. Djimde, B. Barger, A. Kone, A. H. Beavogui, M. Tekete, B. Fofana, A. Dara, H. Maiga, D. Dembele, S. Toure, S. Dama, D. Ouologuem, C. P. O. Sangare, A. Dolo, N. Sogoba, K. Nimaga, Y. Kone & O. K. Doumbo
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FEMS Immunology & Medical Microbiology, Early View (Articles online in advance of print)

We present a comprehensive map of CQR in Mali, which strongly supports recent changes in drug policy away from chloroquine.

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Open Access | Comparison of surveillance methods applied to a situation of low malaria prevalence at rural sites in The Gambia and Guinea Bissau

December 8, 2009 - 12:22 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Judith Satoguina, Brigitte Walther, Christopher Drakeley, Davis Nwakanma, Eniyou C Oriero, Simon Correa, Patrick Corran, David J Conway, Michael Walther
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2009, 8:274 (2 December 2009)

This study aims to provide parasite prevalence data from three sites in the Gambia and Guinea Bissau, respectively, and compares the usefulness of PCR, rapid diagnostic tests (RDT), serology and slide-microscopy for surveillance.

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